Arundinella nepalensis Trin.

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Arundinella nepalensis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Haka Game Park, Cleveland Dam

Arundinella nepalensis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Haka Game Park, Cleveland Dam

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Synonyms: Arundinella ecklonii Nees
Common names: River grass (English)
Frequency: Frequent
Status: Native
Description:
Perennial grass with erect unbranched culms, up to 1.5m. Inflorescence an fairly contracted panicle, often conspicuously dark coloured, nearly black.
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: nepalensis: of Nepal
Habitat: In vleis, marshes and river banks.
Altitude range: (metres) 1000 - 1900 m
Flowering time:Dec - Mar
Worldwide distribution: Tropical and South Africa, eastwards to China and Australia
Zimbabwe distribution: W,C,E,S
Growth form(s):
Endemic status:
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Images last updated: Sunday 3 September 2006
Literature:

Clayton, W.D. (1989). Poaceae Flora Zambesiaca 10(3) Pages 199 - 200. (Includes a picture).


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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-16

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2016). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Arundinella nepalensis.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=107970, retrieved 29 July 2016

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